Category Archives: My Creative Pieces

One and Twenty: 31/12/2017 – Extended

Today I’ve had my drawing materials out. My One & Twenty focus is a simple exercise to get me drawing.  I pick something, observe it for one minute and then spend twenty minutes drawing it.  The idea is that I … Continue reading

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Carborundum & Drypoint Printing: Experimentation

In September I did a marvellous 2 day workshop with Brenda Tye and produced a collagraph plate (and print) I was very happy with (amongst a few others I wasn’t so keen on). This was my initial print: Since then … Continue reading

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Monoprinting: Linear Containment – Final Stage

The final goal for this project has been to create some A4 sheets of handmade paper embellished/decorated/manipulated to a specific theme for inclusion in a collaborative project to be exhibited in March.  At this stage I am bound to keep … Continue reading

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Monoprinting: Linear Containment – Stage 5

A change in colour scheme: I like the colour scheme but the application isn’t great. Decided to try red on green background instead of green and yellow on red (as previous samples).  No, not for me that one.  The right … Continue reading

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Monoprinting: Linear Containment – Stage 4

Continuing with the triangles but moving into more positive and negative shapes and spaces. Above: masked prints on handmade plant fibre paper, smooth side.  These will be further worked with more layers. Above: Back-drawing in charcoal (Sepia & Pthalo Blue … Continue reading

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Monoprinting: Linear Containment – Stage 3

Loving the precise lines and solid colours of this project.  As the inking up, layering and multiple press passes is quite long-winded I only had a chance to do two samples for this stage. If you followed stages 1 & … Continue reading

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Watercolour painting – Lesson 3

LESSON 3: Three colour sky Sample 1: I’ve mixed the correct colours up but not really integrated them into the composition well yet. Sample 2: This isn’t too bad and I’ve more white cloud here. Sample 3: Clouds and top … Continue reading

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